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OMLandshark
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re: Top 10 cities in the world

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because no other country other than America can have great cities



I wouldn't put 4 of the greatest cities in the world in Australia and 3 in Canada, for god's sake. At least put a bit of diversity on the list.


lakeviewtiger
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re: Top 10 cities in the world
Been to two, Sydney and Auckland. Both, IMO, are incredible. Both offer great weather year round, very diversified cultural experiences, safety, entertainment, job growth, good to great standards of living, and quick access to some of the most beautiful places in the world. Auckland in particular.


OMLandshark
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re: Top 10 cities in the world
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Vancouver, Canada is better than any US city IMO



Especially if you have Yellow Fever.


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LSUBoo
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re: Top 10 cities in the world
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Canada, Australia, Finland, Austria, New Zealand... I think there are a few things in common if you dig deep.




They don't allow citizens to carry guns.


I guess that's one of them.


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brgfather129
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re: Top 10 cities in the world
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Don't bother reading


Wut


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Y.A. Tittle
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re: Top 10 cities in the world
Website sucks. Can you list them?

Sounds way too anglocentric.

Historically, no way should more than one city in Canada or Australia be on such a list.


LSUBoo
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re: Top 10 cities in the world
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Website sucks. Can you list them?


4 in Canada, 3 in Australia, Helsinki, Vienna, Auckland.

Or maybe it was 4 in Australia and 3 in Canada... either way.


Y.A. Tittle
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re: Top 10 cities in the world
Yeah, any such list that doesn't include Paris, London, New York, or Tokyo, is pretty much nothing but a troll job.


RandySavage
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re: Top 10 cities in the world
It didn't say biggest cities.


colorchangintiger
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re: Top 10 cities in the world
I've always wanted to go to Melbourne. Vancouver is a pretty awesome place, but you think that BR road system was poorly thought out? BR has nothing on Vancouver.

Keep in mind that this is a British publication, so of course the majority of the cities are going to be in places that still pledge allegiance to the Queen. (All but two cities on the list I believe).

Wouldn't mind going to Helsinki just for the women.

ETA: Surprised Hong Kong isn't on there.
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Y.A. Tittle
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It didn't say biggest cities.


I understand that. It still said "10 BEST Cities in the World."

Basically, to me, it just looks like a list of the 10 most pleasantly sterile big cities in the world. There's more to being a great city than just being a pleasantly nice place to live. A lot of what makes a great city, has to do with history and culture (shit, I just set off Slow's bat signal).

That being said, my point stands. I wouldn't put Jakarta, Mumbai, or Manila on the list and they're in the top 10 biggest (although, I could make an argument that any one of those belong over FOUR Australian cities).
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Y.A. Tittle
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re: Top 10 cities in the world
To be fair, it does actually say "10 best cities in the world to live in," so I guess I somewhat stand corrected. I would still contend it's much too anglocentric, and more leans to what someone under the Queen's flag would find appealing more than anything.
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colorchangintiger
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A lot of what makes a great city, has to do with history and culture


If that was the case, then no city in the western hemisphere stacks up against almost anywhere in Europe and Asia.


CAD703X
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re: Top 10 cities in the world
its bull shite..why would half the world be cutting their right nuts off to move to the USA if we didn't have any cities worth being 'top 10'?


Y.A. Tittle
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re: Top 10 cities in the world
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A lot of what makes a great city, has to do with history and culture


If that was the case, then no city in the western hemisphere stacks up against almost anywhere in Europe and Asia.


I said "a lot," not everything. New York still needs to be on such a list.


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tylercsbn9
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re: Top 10 cities in the world
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Vancouver, Canada is better than any US city IMO


Without question


CAD703X
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re: Top 10 cities in the world
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Vancouver, Canada is better than any US city IMO



Without question

based on WHAT exactly. please elaborate


LSUBoo
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re: Top 10 cities in the world
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based on WHAT exactly. please elaborate


I'm guessing demographics, mostly.


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colorchangintiger
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Dan Carlin
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re: Top 10 cities in the world
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Vancouver, Canada is better than any US city IMO


cases can be made for Portland, San Francisco, Austin, Miami, NYC, Boulder.

ETA: If crime was below the national average in new orleans, it too would have a very strong case against Vancouver IMO.
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Catman88
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Member since Dec 2004
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re: Top 10 cities in the world
BTW when will the freakin slowass slideshow for top 10 lists finally die?? PLEASE JUST STOP IT!


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